May 22, 2019
Making hay is an expensive and time-consuming process, said grazing consultant Jim Gerrish. The price of equipment, fuel, labor, and fertilizer continues to rise, while the value of animal products remain stagnant...

March 18, 2019
When ranching at 7,200 feet above sea level, hay is a winter necessity. In order to find ways to reduce the costs associated with feeding harvested feed, one must get creative...

Feb. 21, 2019
Grazing livestock in Northern regions where winters are long and harsh can prove challenging. For some producers, bale grazing has become a cost-effective, time-saving strategy to break past the pasto...

Jan. 14, 2019
In February, Ranch Management Consultants (RMC) will host a Ranching for Profit (RFP) School in Burlington, Vt...

Nov. 27, 2018
Back in late July, an energized and eclectic group of 22 Australian producers stepped off a plane in Dallas, Texas, to embark on a 3,500-plus mile, three-week learning journey across the United States...

Sept. 4, 2018
The author is a freelance writer from Bozeman, Mont., and has her own communications business, Cowpunch Creative. Jesse BussardRecently, an Australian company, Maia Technology, released a new free grazing management software known as MaiaGrazingLITE during the Grassfed Exchange Conference held June 20 to 22 in Rapid City, S.D. Col Feilen, Maia’s executive channel manager, says his company, which also has strong ties to the livestock sector, developed MaiaGrazing software...

April 30, 2018
In late January, ranchers and rangeland researchers gathered together in Nevada for the Society for Range Management’s (SRM) 71st Annual Meeting...

March 15, 2018
With spring soon upon us, March is the perfect time to revisit or begin a grazing plan and develop strategies to manage new forage growth...

Feb. 15, 2018
Ranchers in Montana and surrounding areas were hit with an unprecedented drought in 2017. For many, it was the second year in a row of such dire conditions...

Jan. 15, 2018
Producers interested in improving forage quality and pasture productivity should consider frost-seeding clovers into existing stands as an inexpensive option to reach their goals...